August 5 Scrap Tire Collection

The Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority (MCSWMA) has received a Scrap Tire Cleanup Grant from EGLE. They will be at the Compost/Rubbish site located at 1415 Pioneer Road August 5 from 3 -7 p.m. for collection.

All Marquette County residents may bring up to 10 tires at a time. Car and truck tires that are 22.5 inches in diameter or less (with or without rims) will be accepted at this collection. Larger tires, tractor tires and tires on split rims will NOT be accepted at this site. Please see the MCSWMA website for more information on disposing of these types of tires.

For any questions, please call the MCSWMA at (906) 249-4125.

Queen City Half Marathon

Queen City Running is hosting a half marathon Saturday July 31, 2021.

For the start of the race Spring Street between Third Street and Lakeshore Boulevard will be closed to traffic and Lakeshore Boulevard and Front Street will both be closed to through traffic between Main Street and Baraga Avenue from 7:00am to 9:00am. Traffic will be detoured around the closure using Main Street, Baraga Avenue, and Third Street.

The course heads south on the City multiuse path, turns around near South Beach Park and continues north following the path to Presque Isle Park. Runners will run around Peter White Drive and return on the path, head west on Hawley street following the path to Wright Street, then Washington Street and back to the finish area on Spring Street.

Motorists are advised to use caution at road crossings and to be alert for runners and road crossing attendants.

MDA "Fill the Boot" Fundraising Drive

The City of Marquette Fire Department will be participating in the annual “Fill the Boot” fundraising drive for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

The 2021 Fill the Boot event will take place:

Friday, July 30, 2021 from 12:00pm-4:00pm in the intersections of Cleveland and McClellan and Third and Hewitt

Saturday, July 31,2021 from 10:00am-2:00pm in the intersections of Cleveland and McClellan, Third and Hewitt, and Front and Arch.

These street intersections will be open to traffic and motorists are asked to exercise caution.

July 29 DDA Special Meeting Announcement

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors will be holding a special meeting on Thursday, July 29, 2021 to review the proposed Fiscal Year 2022 budget. The special meeting will take place at the Marquette Commons, 112 South Third Street, beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Annual Blueberry Festival

The following streets will be closed to traffic on Friday, July 30, 2021 from 5:00 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. for the 20th annual Blueberry Festival:

Washington Street from Third Street to Front Street

Front Street from Washington Street to Spring Street

The following streets will be closed to through traffic:

Front Street from Bluff Street to Washington Street

Main Street from Third Street to Lakeshore Boulevard

Front Street from Baraga Avenue to Spring Street

Traffic will be detoured using Baraga Avenue and Third Street.

To ensure no cars are parked in the event area and allow for vendor set-up Friday morning, parking will be prohibited on the 100 block of West Washington and the 100 and 200 blocks of South Front Street after 2:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 29.

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Teresa Locknane, Resignation

Teresa Locknane resigned as the Fire Department’s Administrative Assistant to move out of the area.
Teresa’s last day in the office was July 23rd. Teresa had been with the City since December of 2016
and played an instrumental role in developing and maintaining the short-term rental program here in

Art Fair Parking

During Outback Art Fair, July 24-25 at Shiras Park, parking will be offered in designated areas of Lakeview Arena parking lot.  Parking on the grass or in areas designated by No Parking signage is prohibited.

Additional parking for Art on the Blocks July 24 is available at Lower Harbor Mattson Park parking lot.  Parking is limited at both events; the public is asked to please consider walking or biking to attend events.

West Washington Street 100 Block - Parking Disruptions

On-street parking on Washington Street between Third Street and Front Street will be limited to approximately half of the available spaces between Monday July 26 and Thursday July 29.  The parking space limitation is due to placement of light poles by the Marquette BLP.

The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during the construction process. 

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Contact Info

City Hall:

+1 906-228-0435

300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855

Municipal Service Center:

+1 906-228-0444

1100 Wright St., Marquette, MI 49855

Tourist Park Reservations:

+1 906-228-0465



City Hall:

M-F: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Municipal Service Center:

M-F: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Police and Fire on duty 24/7

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